August 11, 2011 RSS feed / General Stories

Stolen Prescription Pads Lead to Arrest

A Mahopac man wanted by the Putnam Sheriff’s Department for allegedly stealing medical prescription pads from doctors’ offices in Putnam was nabbed last week by Yorktown Police when he attempted to fill one of the prescriptions at a Jeffe More...

Double-header in Patterson

Patterson Fire Department emergency responders got more than they bargained for while responding to a single-vehicle crash last week. More...

Hamilton Resigns as Dog Control Officer

Kathy Hamilton has resigned as Kent’s Dog Control Officer with what she described as a “bad taste” in her mouth. More...

Kent Cop Has Close Call

Kent Police Sgt. James Oster had a close call over the weekend when his cruiser was nearly broadsided by a Dutchess County woman who drove through a red traffic signal at the intersection of Route 52 and Towners Road in Lake Carmel at 10:30 pm. Lt. More...

U.S. News Ranks Putnam Hospital Center

Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel has been ranked in the New York metropolitan area in U.S. News Media & World Report’s 2011-12 Best Hospitals rankings, available online at usnews.com/besthospitals. The rankings, annually published by U.S. More...

No Plea Deal In Savage Mahopac Falls Murder Case

The 25-year old man accused of murdering his estranged 19-year-old wife in a brutal 2010 Christmas-eve slaying will go to trial. More...

Two Local Men Charged With Stealing Copper

Two Mahopac men face felony burglary charges after reportedly stealing copper and other materials from an abandoned home in Somers. Troopers identified the pair as Christopher Riechers and John O’Brien. More...

Brothers Get Prison on Weapons Charges

A Carmel man and his brother will be calling the New York State Department of Correctional Services home for the next three and one half years after being sentenced in Putnam County Court for felony weapons charges. More...

Bleeding Hand Leads Cops To Suspect

A Carmel man had the misfortune of lacerating his hand during the alleged burglary of a Jefferson Valley business. More...

NOTICE OF TOWN BOARD MEETING

The Kent Town Board will hold a Meeting on TUESDAY, August 16, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at the Kent Town Hall, 25 Sybil’s Crossing, Kent Lakes, New York 10512. More...

Free Supply of Nicotine Replacement Products Available This Week

Tobacco use causes more deaths each year than alcohol, heroin, cocaine, HIV, homicides, suicides, fires and auto crashes combined. More...

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“Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” -- William Allingham